A date with the Manitoba Moose ― and a chance to avoid a dangerous best-of-three first-round Calder Cup Playoff series ― is at stake for the Milwaukee Admirals and Rockford IceHogs tonight when the Central Division rivals meet in the AHLTV Free Game of the Week (8 ET/7 CT).
With a trip to the Calder Cup Playoffs at stake for the Grand Rapids Griffins, there is no time left for Taro Hirose to mince words.
Henderson Silver Knights forward Pavel Dorofeyev had a taste of postseason play last May. Now the 21-year-old, having a career year, is ready for much more.
This is more like it, Alex Barré-Boulet says. Back in mid-February, Syracuse’s Calder Cup Playoff chances looked rather wobbly. But recently the Crunch have looked much more like the club that has made winning a habit in Syracuse.
Lehigh Valley Phantoms forward Wade Allison is ready for a last-ditch push to the Calder Cup Playoffs. “That’s what you play for,” Allison said of the AHL stretch drive.
Without a single player in the top 125 among AHL scorers this season, the Manitoba Moose are proving that more than one path exists to AHL success.
With Monday’s NHL trade deadline now having passed, several AHL clubs saw significant roster shake-ups that may impact stretch-drive races across each of the league’s four divisions.
Dylan Holloway is making up for lost time after missing nine months with a wrist injury, regaining the timing and touch that enabled him to have a standout collegiate career at Wisconsin.
The race for a berth in the Calder Cup Playoffs is on in earnest for the Texas Stars, and Ty Dellandrea called Wednesday’s 7-1 win against Charlotte a good start.
American Hockey League teams have come to expect a relentless and unpleasant night from the Springfield Thunderbirds.